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  • Former European opponents Adrian Heath, Owen Coyle face off as coaches in MLS

    Former European opponents Adrian Heath, Owen Coyle face off as coaches in MLS
    When the Houston Dynamo job opened back in October 2014, Orlando City coach Adrian Heath couldn't help but to think of an old friend he had gotten to know during their playing days in England in the 1990s. "Is that something Owen would be interested in?...
  • 11 things you need to know about MLS

    1. Major League Soccer was founded on Dec. 17, 1993. In exchange for earning the right to host the 1994 World Cup, U.S. Soccer promised to establish a pro soccer league. 2. MLS started with 10 teams. The first game was played between the San Jose...
  • Despite enormous growth over 20 years, MLS is far from being mature

    Despite enormous growth over 20 years, MLS is far from being mature
    For four days last week, officials from Major League Soccer and its players' union stood on the edge of an abyss, grasped hands and prepared to jump. They had come together to negotiate a labor deal. Yet as talk of a strike intensified, it appeared they...
  • ESPN's Taylor Twellman says Orlando City has chance to win early in MLS

    ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman was skeptical Major League Soccer could thrive again in Florida. Twellman, a former MLS player who has now shifted to color commentary, remembers watching the Miami Fusion and Tampa Bay Mutiny struggle to earn fan support...
  • Galaxy has challenges, high expectations going into MLS season

    Galaxy has challenges, high expectations going into MLS season
    Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena can be funny, biting, sarcastic and sincere — sometimes all in the same sentence. And that can make it difficult to know when he's being serious. Take his goals for the coming Major League Soccer season, for example....
  • Meet the Orlando City players

    GOALKEEPERS Earl Edwards Age: 23 Height/Weight: 6-3, 205 Citizenship: USA Previous Club: UCLA About: The third-round draft pick out of UCLA is a prime candidate to spend the season in USL-PRO Louisville getting consistent minutes. Josh Ford Age: 27...
  • Bianchi: With new CBA, MLS truly is becoming Major League Soccer

     Bianchi: With new CBA, MLS truly is becoming <i>Major </i>League Soccer
    Deal is done. Game is on. And — Olé, Olé, Olé — the party is about to begin! Major League Soccer not only avoided a player strike on Wednesday night, it averted the biggest bummer in Orlando sports since Dwight left us high and dry. With...
  • With MLS strike averted, it's time to predict playoff field

    With MLS strike averted, it's time to predict playoff field
    Major League Soccer and the players reached a deal Wednesday evening to start the season on time, so that means we can have a bit of fun trying to project what the playoff field will look like in 2015. The addition of expansion teams Orlando City SC and...
  • MLS, players try to avoid work stoppage as they face off in CBA negotiations

    MLS, players try to avoid work stoppage as they face off in CBA negotiations
    Sporting Kansas City star and Longwood-native Graham Zusi lived on a teammate's couch during the first portion of his rookie season in Major League Soccer before moving into teammate Matt Besler's parents' house for his second year as a professional...
  • Breaking down Orlando City's roster heading into preseason

    Breaking down Orlando City's roster heading into preseason
    On Friday morning, Orlando City players will step onto the field to begin preseason preparations. Yes, it's already here. The season opener is just 44 days away and all of the offseason moves will finally start to come together. Now we'll see how this...
  • Fire's Sean Johnson on national team roster for friendlies

    Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson was among 23 players named Saturday to the U.S. men’s national team roster for upcoming friendlies against Chile and Panama. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster, which also includes goalkeepers...